The term ‘Latinx’ was designed for inclusivity, but some Latin-American people reject it

Leaders of UNC’s Latinx Center say they often hear disagreements about the Center’s name. (Sofía Basurto / Carolina Connection)

“Latinx” is meant to be a gender inclusive alternative to the word Latino. It refers to people of Latin American cultural or ethnic identity. But some U.S. Latin American people are pushing back against the removal of the “o” and the addition of the “x.”

Sofía Basurto has the story.

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